Podcast2018-07-26T00:53:38+00:00

VISIONKEEPERS PODCAST

Hosted by Dan Bärham – VisionKeepers™ podcast is the audio companion to the national public television series by the same name.
The podcast is also all about people who dwell in possibilities and try to find ways to leave our world a better place than they found it.

VISIONKEEPERS PODCAST

Hosted by Dan Bärham – VisionKeepers™ podcast is the audio companion to the national public television series by the same name.
The podcast is also all about people who dwell in possibilities and try to find ways to leave our world a better place than they found it.

LATEST EPISODE

2018-10-18T03:35:29+00:00

Sharing in a Cultural Legacy

Ely Folk School brings young and old together to teach and be taught traditional skills passed down from the ancestors who founded their beloved town. Paul draws from his lifelong interest in outdoor adventure to remind us that our daily encumbrances pale in comparison to the magnificence of the natural world around us.

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PREVIOUS EPISODES

2018-10-11T00:14:10+00:00

Poetic Transformations

Suma Rosen, Executive Director of InsideOut in Detroit, MI offers a window into the souls of our youth and gives them the means to express it through poetry. InsideOut Detroit nurtures creative thinking and creates a space for possibility.

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2018-10-04T03:20:21+00:00

Stepping Off The Treadmill of Life // Biophilic Design

Steve Nygren, chats about how a farm purchased near Atlanta, Georgia inspired a community filled with hope to live out life comprised of free range children, home grown food, butterfly bushes, edible gardens, and diverse community – welcome to Serenbe.

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2018-10-03T08:44:40+00:00

Lynn Thomas – Eagala

Lynn Thomas, LCSW is Eagala’s founder and CEO. Under her leadership, Eagala advanced the first professionalized standards for equine-assisted psychotherapy, developing Eagala’s certification program into the industry’s global standard. Her efforts developing the Eagala Model, while spearheading operations both domestically and abroad, have augmented Eagala’s global presence. Lynn Thomas received her Master’s of Social Work from the University of Utah and has over 16 years’ experience working with adolescents, families, individuals, and groups in various settings including youth corrections, wilderness and ranch programs, private practice, and mental health agencies. Lynn served as Executive Director for the Aspen Achievement Academy, a wilderness therapy program.

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2018-09-24T12:01:24+00:00

Colin Tomkins-Bergh – Copia

Colin Tomkins-Bergh educates consumers and businesses on the issues at the nexus of food and sustainability by working with startups across the country. He has an education in sociology, entrepreneurship and scientific communication with a specific focus on sustainability throughout the food value chain. Colin’s career demonstrates his ability to bring innovative ideas to market to make a more equitable and sustainable food system.

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2018-09-10T00:14:41+00:00

Amanda – Savannah Litter Pickup

Amanda is a college biology instructor living in Savannah, GA who began picking up litter in September, 2017 in an effort to mitigate flooding from oncoming Hurricane Irma. Amanda continued removing litter from Savannah streets, sidewalks, and parking lots after the 2017 hurricane season ended. Her goals include single-handedly clearing 200 thirteen-gallon bags of litter from her community every year and increasing scientific literacy via social media.

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2018-09-10T00:09:03+00:00

Susan Schader – Southern Research

Highly driven and articulate biomedical scientist and educator with expert knowledge in HIV/AIDS virology, clinical disease/pathogenicity, drug treatments and drug resistance development. Exceptionally gifted in communicating abstract concepts to audiences of diverse education backgrounds whilst effectively advocating an idea, product and/or organization. Strongly pursued for advisory, communication and training skills throughout career with success targeting large groups impacting direction and perception of new HIV infection prevention strategies and technologies. Skilled writer as demonstrated by impressive publication record with an intrinsic passion to empower others with knowledge.

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2018-09-10T00:10:06+00:00

Brynne MacCann – Southern Research

Brynne MacCann joined Southern Research in 2016. She is responsible for providing administrative and tactical support associated with the organization’s fundraising strategy, in addition to public relations responsibilities associated with the fund development activities.

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2018-08-26T23:13:46+00:00

Vinod Namboodiri – Wichita EDU

Dr. Vinod Namboodiri graduated with a Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. His research interests have been in the design, analysis and evaluation of systems that solve challenges in Mobile Computing, Wireless Networks, and Smart Electric Power Grids. Dr. Namboodiri’s current research interests are in the design and application of technology to make communities more accessible for those with disabilities.

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2018-08-19T20:34:42+00:00

Adam Lindquist – Mr Trash Wheel

Adam joined the Waterfront Partnership team in 2011. He received his Masters of Urban Planning from the University of Maryland, College Park, and his experience includes working for the Water Resource Division of the Maryland Department of Planning. He is a passionate conservationist, and is involved with protecting and restoring the rivers and streams of his community. He enjoys helping to lead Waterfront Partnership’s Healthy Harbor Initiative, and looks forward to one day swimming in the harbor.

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2018-08-12T21:44:54+00:00

Mike Grigsby – KCMO

Mike Grigsby is Vice President of Marketing & Technology for the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) and former CIO for the Kansas City Police Department (KCPD). He has been involved with numerous innovation efforts throughout the Kansas City region, including leading several transportation and public safety technology initiatives.

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2018-08-12T21:45:57+00:00

Michael Whitfield – Green Roof Outfitters

Michael hails from Charleston, SC, and has managed to keep GRO headquartered there to this day. He attended The Citadel – Military College of South Carolina, where he earned his a BS Degree in Civil & Environmental Engineering. While studying to become a LEED Accredited Professional, he became passionate about the environment and sustainability, and focused his efforts in those areas. With entrepreneurship running deep in his blood and a passion for inventing, after years of exhaustive research and development, Green Roof Outfitters was born! The fundamental principle that governs all his business decisions is that the business & products must be simple, affordable and mutually benefit people and the environment.

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2018-08-05T10:07:27+00:00

Jarami Bond – Interface

Featured as a 2017 GreenBiz 30 Under 30 emerging leader in sustainability, Jarami Bond lives to serve people and steward the planet. Rooted in the belief that responsible business can help solve the global challenges we face, Jarami helps businesses cast vision, strategize creatively, and realize unique opportunities to maximize their platforms and leverage their influence. He accomplishes this by building high-impact initiatives that create channels to business growth and value for all key stakeholders (society, environment, employees, & customers).

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2018-08-01T11:10:50+00:00

Kathryn Kellogg – Going Zero Waste

Kathryn Kellogg the founder of Going Zero Waste and forthcoming author of 101 Ways to Go Zero Waste breaks eco-friendly, sustainable living down into an easy step by step process with lots of positivity and love! All of her trash for two years fits in a 16 oz mason jar, but don’t let that intimidate you. Her blog is full of small, actionable tips you can implement to make the world a little greener.

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2018-07-29T04:27:49+00:00

Andrea Sanders – Be Zero

Andrea Sanders is an environmental educator, mindfulness advisor, TEDx speaker, traveler, artist, and dog mom. Her work focuses on encouraging ecological responsibility, day-to-day mindfulness, and compassionate eating through a plant-based diet. Andrea is also a zero waste influencer and educator on Instagram with a global outreach of over 75,000 followers.

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2018-07-26T00:47:17+00:00

Michael Pegues – City of Aurora

Michael Pegues is the Chief Information Officer for the City of Aurora, Illinois. Michael began his career working in various IT Support roles for AT&T and Pepsi-Co in the Greater Chicago Area. Michael has worked for the US Department of Defense as a civilian Automation Management Officer at US Army Garrison in Vicenza, Italy. In addition, Michael has held various senior IT positions in Hewlett-Packard France, Vodafone Hungary and Morgan Stanley in Budapest Hungary and New York New York. Michael holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from DeVry University and an Executive MBA, Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management from Central European University Business School in Budapest Hungary. Michael is a proud Veteran of the US Army.

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2018-07-22T22:49:21+00:00

Peter Krull – Earth Equity Advisors

Peter Krull is the Founder, CEO and Director of Investments at Earth Equity Advisors, a leading socially and environmentally responsible investment management firm located in Asheville, NC. Founded in 2004, Earth Equity Advisors works with individuals, trusts, institutions and non-profits to help them align their investments with their values.

*All views, ideas, and opinions expressed herein are solely those of the individuals and organizations featured on the podcast and do not necessarily reflect the views, ideas, or opinions of Südlich Productions, LLC (“Südlich Productions”), VisionKeepers and their owners, officers, and employees. Before making any financial or investment decisions, please contact your personal financial representative or counselor.

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2018-07-19T21:16:34+00:00

Marty Williams – Sahlman Seafood

Marty Williams joined Sahlman Seafood in 1996 and has served the company in various capacities. Mr. Williams is currently President of Sahlman Seafoods, Inc. and is responsible for overseeing day-to-day activities of the company, which has operations in Tampa, Florida as well as Nicaragua, C.A.

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2018-07-15T22:36:45+00:00

Janna West-Heiss – Denver’s Office of Sustainability

Janna is currently the Public Affairs Administrator for the City & County of Denver’s Office of Sustainability, where she works internally to develop sustainability as a core value for the municipality and externally with the community on sustainable behavior change initiatives. She is also the Vice-Chair for the Colorado Renewable Energy Society’s state board and was appointed by Governor Hickenlooper to the Colorado Pollution Prevention Advisory Board, a position she presently holds.

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Disclaimer

All views, ideas, and opinions expressed herein are solely those of the individuals and organizations featured on the podcast and do not necessarily reflect the views, ideas, or opinions of Südlich Productions, LLC (“Südlich Productions”), VisionKeepers and their owners, officers, and employees.

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